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Travelling from Bruges (Brugge) to Paris by train

From medieval to magnifique (not that Bruges isn’t stunning), the train route from Bruges to Paris lets you go from old-world charm to the bright lights of the French capital. Explore the beautifully quaint cobbled streets and enchanting canals of the Belgian city before heading to romantic Paris, all by magic. Well, by train, but we think a 2.5 hour trip on a Thalys train, complete with free WiFi, on-board restaurant and three comfort classes is pretty mystical.

Step off in the heart of Paris, where you can reminisce over the canals you were exploring only 2 hours ago over some delectable French cuisine, or even some noodles - did you know Paris’ Chinatown is the largest in Europe? The Eiffel Tower awaits, as does the Louvre, but if you’re really missing waterside living, Paris can still provide, try taking a cruise down Saint Martin's Canal. Read more about this fabulous route below.

Bruges (Brugge) to Paris by train

It takes an average of 5h 33m to travel from Bruges (Brugge) to Paris by train, over a distance of around 167 miles (268 km). There are normally 15 trains per day travelling from Bruges (Brugge) to Paris and tickets for this journey start from €26.60 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 37m
Price€26.60 - €144.60
Distance167 miles (268 km)
Frequency15 trains per day
Departure stationBruges (Brugge)
Arrival stationParis
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Bruges (Brugge) to Paris train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bruges (Brugge) to Paris for Tuesday 8th Dec 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:09 12:05 2h 56m, 1 change
09:25 12:05 2h 40m, 2 changes
10:14 14:32 4h 18m, 2 changes
11:59 14:36 2h 37m, 1 change
12:14 17:41 5h 27m, 3 changes
14:14 18:08 3h 54m, 3 changes
15:14 18:14 3h 00m, 2 changes
16:14 20:08 3h 54m, 2 changes
17:07 20:49 3h 42m, 2 changes
17:14 05:53 12h 39m, 3 changes

Cheap train tickets from Bruges (Brugge) to Paris

Train tickets from Bruges (Brugge) to Paris start at €26.60 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €77.53.
lowest price found
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price59.14
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price64.78
on the day
avg. single price77.53

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Bruges (Brugge) to Paris by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Bruges (Brugge) to Paris? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Bruges (Brugge) to Paris take?

The average journey time by train between Bruges (Brugge) and Paris is 5 hours and 33 minutes, with around 15 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Bruges (Brugge) and Paris by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bruges (Brugge) to Paris is 2 hours and 37 minutes.

How much does the train from Bruges (Brugge) to Paris cost?

Train ticket prices from Bruges (Brugge) to Paris can start from as little as €26.60 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Bruges (Brugge) to Paris?

No, there are no direct train services from Bruges (Brugge) to Paris. Travelling from Bruges (Brugge) to Paris by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Bruges (Brugge) to Paris leave?

The first train from Bruges (Brugge) to Paris leaves at 04:57. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bruges (Brugge) to Paris leave?

The last train from Bruges (Brugge) to Paris leaves at 23:24. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Bruges (Brugge) and Paris by train?

Trains travelling from Bruges (Brugge) to Paris cover a distance of around 167 miles (268 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paris to Bruges (Brugge). If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Bruges (Brugge) to Paris.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bruges (Brugge) to Paris for a typical week day using timetable data for 08/12/2020. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 23/11/2020 for travel on 13/11/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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